Monthly Archives: March 2016

  1. Spring Garden Guide: April Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: April Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: April Tasks

    With sunny days and April showers, it’s time to get your garden ‘spring-ready’.

    As daffodils start to bloom, you

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  2. How Schools Can Educate Children About Gardening

    How Schools Can Educate Children About Gardening

    The times when teachers take their class outside are etched in children’s memories. Escaping a hot, stuffy classroom can do wonders for children’s concentration and open-air learning is sure to refresh teachers as well.

    Schools are waking up to the idea that gardening is not just a fun way of taking the odd lesson in the summer – it can provide real benefits to children’s educational achievements.

    Evidence is mounting that designing, planting and maintaining a school garden can imp

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  3. Spring is here! What to do this season

    Spring is here! What to do this season

    The Met Office reckon it’s officially spring, even the garden looks to be joining in with many herbaceous plants producing masses of shoots, but the air temperature, overnight frosts and predictions of snow make it feel more like late winter. All that proves that gardeners shouldn’t garden according to the calendar, instead taking their lead from the actual prevailing conditions. But whatever the weather is doing outside shouldn’t stop all that lovely activity indoors, or in greenhouses. Many

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